Well in an interview with QC Online, the owner of the Quad City Steamwheelers, Doug Bland, offered up some juicy expansion nuggets for the league in 2019. Continue reading WHITE HOT MINOR LEAGUE INDOOR FOOTBALL EXPANSION RUMORS!
Folks, it has been a while since we had ourselves a good-ole fashioned minor league indoor football shit-show, but this one had been brewing a while, and finally came to a head today! Continue reading Dallas Marshals of CIF fold mid-season
Now that minor league indoor football season is officially over, the crazy season of relocating, renaming, jumping leagues, or just flat folding, is underway.
And this week, we’ve got a whole bunch of stuff to get you caught up on. Continue reading Minor league indoor football roundup: IFL announces 5 teams commit for 2018; two teams apply to CIF
The four new cities that were granted NAL franchises, per the NAL Facebook page and website, are Richmond, Virginia; Boston, Massachusetts; Providence, Rhode Island; and Orlando, Florida. Continue reading National Arena League adds four teams for 2018 season
You could see a league drop down to just three teams this off-season, and likely send them scrambling to other leagues just to keep playing, or, the more likely scenario, is they will lose 3-4 teams, find 3-4 suckers to join in for a season or two to keep the league and its big team afloat, then repeat the dance all over again. Continue reading The Indoor Football League appears to be in big trouble
One of my favorite things about minor league indoor football isn’t so much the quality of play or seeing former D1 players slum it out in those leagues, but the crazy stories that come with these leagues.
The players make very little money, leagues fold and form up every year, teams fold, move, or re-open every year, and with it comes a lot of crazy stories.
One of my favorites was a team who paid its coach one cent on his last paycheck. Another was a quarterback from San Jose State traveling to the midwest and signing with two teams, only to learn that both had folded once he got there.
Today, I have a great rumor that I really want to be true. And I stress, ***THIS IS ONLY A RUMOR***, and I have no real proof of this being true.